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Old 04-30-2012, 06:09 PM   #19456
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She's alive again!

So I slipped the new(ish) carb on the 530 and she purrs like a kitten. No issues at all. Revs much better than old one.

So that means if any one you know is looking for a good DS PM for details if interested...

You could take it up to Renfro Valley for the National Dual Sport and not have a worry...
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:36 PM   #19457
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I could tell that it wasn't a matter of if, only a matter of when!

Congratulations Vic!

Sweet ride man!
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:52 PM   #19458
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First - 530 carb should be here today and 530 should be purring this evening. Then its complete deep clean, remove extras, and sell.

If any of you are looking or know someone who want a good dependable bike mine should be in good shape for sale! I won't sell it with issues.

Reidinitaly sent me email with ebay offering of used 2012 500.... you cannot by a new one cause there are none left....

this one had 116 miles on it. Guy bought it, on the second ride crashed and broke a bunch of bones.. sent bike back to shop and they le[t it awhile then decided to sell it. It was on ebay 6 hours when I bought it. I am first name on title.

It has a few little nicks but a new seat, skid place (alum), better (not the best) bark busters, grab handles front and rear, shark fin on rear break, fork sliders (i may remove), but with stock gearing and complete emmissions.

This bike is NOT a reworked 530. I just love it. It feels more like my old YZ250F...

We had our honeymoon together this weekend and I will share next weekend.
Sorry Vic, I couldn't help myself. Saw it and instantly thought of you and Ian... but Ian was so pissed when he road mine I though it better not to bring it to his attention, especially since he just did a complete face lift to his 530 (beautiful bike bro!). Yes, desmog that beast and the first thing to do to it after going to a 14/50 gear combo, is getting a JD 6x Tuner. Install it in the air box after you run all the wires and enjoy the bliss... The springs I put in mine was a PDS-4 in the rear with 108mm of rider sag ( = 35ish mm of static), raise the forks to the second recessed line and install .48kg springs with a 5mm spacer and run the pre-load adjusters (on the top of the fork) at 1.25 turns from full soft. BAM - best handling bike out there. Careful though, you will not spend much time on the front tire. Hell, the last time we went riding, I turned four corners with the end dangling three feet off the ground - Phil is my witness
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:53 PM   #19459
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Would love to that's for sure! Here the current state of my ride:

Upgrading? Or repairing?
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:57 PM   #19460
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:15 PM   #19461
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Metamucil Mulisha

I was just told about these guys in Alaska who shoot some really cool and funny videos. If you haven't seen their stuff yet go to "Enduro Alaska" or "Metamucil Mulisha" on youtube and watch their vids. Make sure you watch the credits at the end.
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Old 04-30-2012, 07:43 PM   #19462
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BMW causes 2yr erection!!!!!

For you BMW riders, never say your impotent.

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Old 04-30-2012, 07:47 PM   #19463
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Sorry Vic, I couldn't help myself. Saw it and instantly thought of you and Ian... but Ian was so pissed when he road mine I though it better not to bring it to his attention, especially since he just did a complete face lift to his 530 (beautiful bike bro!). Yes, desmog that beast and the first thing to do to it after going to a 14/50 gear combo, is getting a JD 6x Tuner. Install it in the air box after you run all the wires and enjoy the bliss... The springs I put in mine was a PDS-4 in the rear with 108mm of rider sag ( = 35ish mm of static), raise the forks to the second recessed line and install .48kg springs with a 5mm spacer and run the pre-load adjusters (on the top of the fork) at 1.25 turns from full soft. BAM - best handling bike out there. Careful though, you will not spend much time on the front tire. Hell, the last time we went riding, I turned four corners with the end dangling three feet off the ground - Phil is my witness
Would love to get a brand new 500 right now and outfit like yours Daryn, but don't have the $$$$ right now and my 530 is still running like a dream with absolutely no complaints!!! I'll try to get some pics of the bike with the new face lift, but right now I have the bike in sumo trim and won't have it in DS trim till I'm up in NC/TN.....
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Old 04-30-2012, 09:58 PM   #19464
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I want a jeep wrangler.

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I know where there's a 4x4 4cyl 5spd wrangler for $1500. I've ridden and wheeled in it. It's not pretty but it's perfect if your looking for a camping, fishing, wheeling rig.

I know these usually go for a more than this, just saying if anyone's been looking for one to start a project or something.

I can get more info ifin anyone's interested.

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Old 05-01-2012, 03:06 AM   #19465
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Thanks Jer,
Totally missed that post by Big Single.
Thanks Big Single for the heads up.
These post on the PAR are pickin up speed and ya gotta be on your toes to keep up.

Yea, I "want" a lot of stuff and a Jeep is on the long list.

First is Rebuild Northwest Florida project getting my home up to current building specifications.
Toughning up for the next hurricane.

Then carpet and kitchen cabinets painted,,,,,,new bedroom furniture,,,,,,finish closing in the pole barn with two sliding doors,,,,ect,ect,ect.

Perhaps a jeep will someday magically appear in the future for me.
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Old 05-01-2012, 04:34 AM   #19466
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Upgrading? Or repairing?

Repairs.. was getting a whole lot of noise from both the rear and the front pinion bearing was on its way out. Changing the ratio slightly from 2.72 to 3.07
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:41 AM   #19467
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Thanks Jer,
Totally missed that post by Big Single.
Thanks Big Single for the heads up.
These post on the PAR are pickin up speed and ya gotta be on your toes to keep up.

Yea, I "want" a lot of stuff and a Jeep is on the long list.

First is Rebuild Northwest Florida project getting my home up to current building specifications.
Toughning up for the next hurricane.

Then carpet and kitchen cabinets painted,,,,,,new bedroom furniture,,,,,,finish closing in the pole barn with two sliding doors,,,,ect,ect,ect.

Perhaps a jeep will someday magically appear in the future for me.
haha cool, I sent big single a pm about it too.. thats about the right price range for a "toy" truck/jeep
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:42 AM   #19468
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$1500.. sounds like a nice initial investment
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Old 05-02-2012, 03:24 AM   #19469
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FBM You saved my ass



Rally could have gone better. I pulled what looked like a tire spike out of the rear. A hour before sunset with 40km still to go on the second special of the day in the mountains of course. This zip tie trick you told me about out on the Rez one day saved my ass. It could be heard echoing thru the mountains " FBM is the fooking Man thank god for having meet such helpful people!"

I had to pull out of the rally for way to many reasons to list one being not having a support team. I thought I could pull it off but there were just to many variables I did not know and not enough hours in the day to safely continue.

So I'm down but not beat I'm signing up for the Albania rally in June with a support team from Italy I met in Greece!

Fellow ADV guy Brodovitch and I


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Old 05-02-2012, 04:02 AM   #19470
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Awesome Ruck!

Sorry about the flat but those ralleys are a little more than a nice ride huh

Sound like you are have a blast. Keep us drooling over here.
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